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Selkirk teenager owns up to playing music too loud

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Selkirk Sheriff Court.

£27,000 Selkirk benefit fraudster spared prison sentence

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‘This was everything I dreamed it would be and so much more’

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The A72 near Cardrona.

Cardrona drink-driver admits being more than five times limit

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Bench appeal in memory of Selkirk singer Scott Hutchison raises £7,000-plus

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Selkirk man smashed windows in drunken rage over visit by fancy-dress druid

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Borders General Hospital worker denies stealing money from end-of-life care unit

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Kelso cafe and micropub win national awards

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Scottish Borders Council's Newtown headquarters.

Aspiring Borders taxi driver failed to declare conviction

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Police Scotland.

Taser deployed and man arrested following disturbance in Jedburgh

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Lowood Bridge open again after £640,000 revamp

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Scottish Government transport minister Humza Yousaf with A7 action group members Marjorie McCreadie, left, and MSP Rachael Hamilton.

Minister agrees to fact-finding trip to discuss case for Selkirk bypass

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The project began in March

Blainslie road to close for six weeks due to water mains work

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Jedburgh High Street.

One-way system on way in Jedburgh due to repairs to dangerous building

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One of the options under consideration is extending the Borders Railway south of Tweedbank.

Time running out to have say on Borders transport links study

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Selkirk teenager owns up to playing music too loud

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Selkirk Sheriff Court.

£27,000 Selkirk benefit fraudster spared prison sentence

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The A72 near Cardrona.

Cardrona drink-driver admits being more than five times limit

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Selkirk Sheriff Court.

Selkirk man smashed windows in drunken rage over visit by fancy-dress druid

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Tour of Hawick school on offer ahead of closure this summer

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VIDEO: John Swinney at Jedburgh intergenerational school campus site

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Councillor Carol Hamilton supervises as council leader Shona Haslam and deputy first minister John Swinney help pupils Sana Saukawa (Howdenburn), Kira Renilson (Jed Grammar)  Alice Hickson (Howdenburn), Harry Brown (Jed Grammar) and Ella McGovern and Ellie Scott (both Parkside) get the earth moving on the new campus on Monday afternoon.

John Swinney hails Jedburgh’s ‘real prize’ as model for future

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Councillor Clair Ramage outside Hawick High School.

Borders council chiefs defend school library plans

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Kelso High School.

Borders schoolchildren being asked to take over axed library staff’s jobs

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Kelso cafe and micropub win national awards

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John Henderson, right, with Visit South West Scotland chairman Ian McAndrew after the meeting.

Group offers food for thought in bid to boost tourism

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Lowood Bridge project team Alistair Forsyth, Greig Gibson, Ian Dickson and Paul Frankland with Leaderdale and Melrose councillors David Parker and Kevin Drum, Galashiels councillor Euan Jardine and executive member for roads and infrastructure Gordon Edgar reopening the Tweed crossing.

Lowood Bridge open again after £640,000 revamp

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Susan Meikle and Hazel Millen, owners of The Allotment, Innerleithen.

New home is found for town’s post office service

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Aspiring Borders taxi driver failed to declare conviction

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The former Poundstretcher site in Galashiels.

Demolition of Galashiels store clears way for regeneration

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Lowood Bridge project team Alistair Forsyth, Greig Gibson, Ian Dickson and Paul Frankland with Leaderdale and Melrose councillors David Parker and Kevin Drum, Galashiels councillor Euan Jardine and executive member for roads and infrastructure Gordon Edgar reopening the Tweed crossing.

Lowood Bridge open again after £640,000 revamp

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Two treehouses planned as farm branches out

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Hawick councillor Stuart Marshall in Stirches Road.

Council leader to visit Hawick on grass-cutting walkaround

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Business boss hits out at failed attempt to clean up region’s streets

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Ex-Kelso and Border Reivers rugby player Ross Ford.

Rugby star Ross Ford to declare Stow playpark open

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From left, the Duke of Roxburghe at Leaderfoot with paths group members Ian Gibb and David Langworth and Leaderdale and Melrose councillor David Parker.

£17,000 project pointing Borders walkers in right direction

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Hawick and Hermitage councillor Davie Paterson at the old church site.

Opposition voiced to plans for clean-up of old church site in Hawick

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Borders General Hospital worker denies stealing money from end-of-life care unit

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The turf-cutting ceremony took place at the site in April. One month later, construction halted as the builder went bust.

Work on cancer centre extension is halted

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The Margaret Kerr Unit in the grounds of the Borders General Hospital.

Melrose hospital worker accused of stealing donation money

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Anthony Lenton, 26, of Galashiels, with Finn Mackin, four, the Stonehaven boy he gave the gift of life to in the form of a bone marrow donation.

Galashiels bone marrow donor Anthony meets boy he gave gift of life to

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Care centre manager charged by police

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